Investigation On Road Pricing with GPS and GIS

Traditional types of road pricing include toll roads, congestion pricing, high occupancy toll (HOT) lanes, cordon (area) tolls, road space rationing, and vehicle use fees. A new GPS and GIS based charging scheme, which is able to integrate all the pricing types, is presented. System architecture consists of In-vehicle Unit (IU) and the Control Center System (CCS) for the scheme is described. Technical considerations in the system, including suitable road network database structure, integrated GPS positioning method, communication between vehicles and the control center, as well as the charge calculation methods are elaborated on.


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Media Info

  • Media Type: CD-ROM
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 7p
  • Monograph Title: ITS Connections: Saving Time. Saving Lives

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01144567
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 1 2009 9:18AM